19 – 22 September 2017
Kuala Lumpur





Wirtz Manufacturing Company has focused their efforts over the past few years in developing processes and equipment that makes the highest quality, closest tolerance, longest life plates, as well as the lowest cost plates. In this presentation, Wirtz will discuss its latest plate-making developments that include high-speed motorcycle plate production, and pure-lead plate production. Both of these pasting lines include robotic plate off-loading and palletizing. There will also be a disclosure of the latest advance by Wirtz in lead strip casting for punched positive grid strip.

John O Wirtz
WIRTZ Manufacturing Company Inc.
President & Chief Executive Officer

John O Wirtz, a graduate from Michigan State University, USA, has been President and CEO of Wirtz Manufacturing, in Port Huron, for the past 25 years. His in-depth knowledge of process equipment for the lead–acid battery industry is pivotal within the Wirtz Manufacturing Company and ensures that the results equal or exceed customer expectations.